GRE Word List


kinship; relationship by birth

The meaning of the word consanguinity is kinship; relationship by birth.

Random words

mireentangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
ebb(of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish; N. OP. flow: rise of tide
striatedmarked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
morticianundertaker; CF. death
emollientsoothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
leashrestraining rope fastened to the collar of an animal (to control it); Ex. a dog on a leash
factiousinclined to form factions; causing dissension
pass_offpresent falsely; represent falsely to be
paeansong of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
seedyrun-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel